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Acupuncture is the Best Treatment for Sleep Apnea

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If you are the partner of a person who has sleep apnea, then you know this condition can be quite an alarming (and annoying) one. Sleep apnea is an ailment that is marked by sleeping periods in which the person’s breathing stops for up to several seconds. The person with this condition also may also have a very loud snore which makes his/her partner irritable and tired during the day because of the noisy and … Continue reading

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October 29th, 2016 at 3:46 pm

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How Acupuncture Can Be Used For The Treatment Of Diabetic Gastroparesis

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The painful condition in which the abdomen takes too long to empty its contents is known as diabetic gastroparesis. This medical phrase is the result of vagus nerve damage. The vagus nerve controls the movement of food through the digestive system. A number of problems may result such as the failure of the stomach to empty when the nerve isn’t able to send signals to the stomach. Other commonly related diabetic gastroparesis symptoms include loss … Continue reading

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October 29th, 2016 at 3:30 pm

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Prevent or Stop Retinitis Pigmentosa Caused Vision Loss with Acupuncture

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Loss of peripheral vision can result from a hereditary eye disease known as retinitis pigmentosa (RP). This condition can cause the gradual degeneration of the cones and rods in the retina. The progression of the disease slowly constricts the peripheral vision of the sufferer leaving him/her with clear central vision until the disease’s final stages. Acupuncture is a novel and unique treatment for RP. The following are a few commonly asked questions about acupuncture and … Continue reading

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October 20th, 2016 at 2:34 pm

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Studies Show Acupuncture And Exercise Can Help Relieve Several Symptoms Associated with Breast Cancer

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New studies suggest that people suffering from breast cancer who are experiencing swelling and pain associated with their cancer can find acupuncture and exercise to be very helpful in the relief of swelling and pain.

One such study done in Philadelphia demonstrated that joint pain can be reduced by up to 40% with acupuncture treatments. Dr. Jun Mao, University of Pennsylvania director of Abramson Cancer Center’s integrative oncology program authored this study. He stated that … Continue reading

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October 20th, 2016 at 2:32 pm

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The Best Treatment for Endometriosis is Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

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A gynecological condition that can lead to extreme stomach and pelvic pain, endometriosis can also result in infertility, and/or heavy menstrual bleeding. Oftentimes, not until the woman has showed symptoms for several years, Western medicine will only be able to make a diagnosis of this condition. Furthermore, Western medicine can confirm a diagnosis of endometriosis only by surgery.

Pain is mild in some sufferers who may be aware that they have endometriosis only because of … Continue reading

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October 11th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

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The Advantages and Disadvantages Of Using Traditional Chinese Medicine

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For over 4,000 years TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine has a long history of treating diverse forms of illnesses and maintaining health. The Chinese and other people in East Asia have relied on this versatile modality for centuries. Two of the most popular TCM treatments in Encino, CA are acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. They have been used for ages to help with a variety of ailments, from the serious ones to the not … Continue reading

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October 11th, 2016 at 11:48 am

The FDA Regulates the Usage of Acupuncture Needles in the USA

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For thousands of years, the effective, time tested and natural scientific art of acupuncture has been practiced in China and various parts of Eurasia. It is considered a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and is now widely used all around the world as a powerful type of alternative holistic therapy.

The practice of acupuncture has gained a strong following among Western conventional medical professionals. But, even though its popularity is ever increasing, a lot … Continue reading

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October 2nd, 2016 at 2:01 pm

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